ليس

ArabicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

لَيْسَ (láysa)

  1. it is not
Usage notesEdit

This is a defective verb that has only the perfect indicative forms. It governs a noun in the accusative, or takes بِ + the genitive.

لَسْتُ عَالِمًا (lástu ʕāliman) — I am not learned (accusative)
لَسْتُ بعَالِمٍ (lástu bi-ʕālimin) — I am not learned (genitive)
ConjugationEdit

لَيْسَ ‎(Perfect indicative) (verb form I)

singular dual plural
1st person لَسْتُ لَسْنَا
2nd person m لَسْتَ لَسْتُمَا لَسْتُمْ
2nd person f لَسْتِ لَسْتُمَا لَسْتُنَّ
3rd person m لَيْسَ لَيْسَا لَيْسُوا
3rd person f لَيْسَتْ لَيْسَتَا لَسْنَ

See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

لَيِسَ (láyisa) (perfect, Verb form I)

  1. to be valiant, to be brave, to be courageous

AdjectiveEdit

لِيس (līs)

  1. plural form of اليس
Related termsEdit
  • اليس (alyás) adj
Last modified on 22 January 2014, at 23:06